My face.Tan, Jon (b. 1973) British‑Singaporean designer and typographer.

Hello. I’m Jon, the Chief Designer at Matter Neuro­science work­ing on the science of happiness. I lead teams making durable, inclusive, and aesth­etic design for screens, hands, and paper. I’ve helped orga­nisa­tions of all sizes, from start-ups to behemoths like the BBC and Natio­nal Geo­graphic.

My work and prose has featured in publications such as I Love Typo­graphy, Typo­graphica, TYPE maga­zine, .Net magazine, 24 Ways, 8 Faces, CSS Zen Garden, and in books such as Hard­boiled Web Design (Five Simple Steps), Fluid Web Typo­graphy (New Riders), The Principles Of Beautiful Web Design (Site­Point), The Manual, and the first Smashing Book.

I’ve also been fortunate to be invited to speak at dozens of con­ferences such as South by South West, OSCON, An Event Apart, Beyond Tellerand, Future of Web Design, and Amper­sand.

In 2005, I was the first designer to be accept­ed into the Inter­national Society of Typo­graphic Designers based on work for the screen alone. In 2009, I founded Fontdeck, the web fonts service that brought some of the world’s best typefaces to the web for the very first time, and inspired some of the world’s best type designers to do the same. In 2010, I started Mild Bunch, the oldest co-working space in Bristol, where I still work today.

For­merly, I was a Partner at Analog and Fic­tive Kin, Chief Crea­tive Officer at OmniTI, and founder of the tech co-operative, Grow Collective. To find out more please ask or [start of stricken text]see the interviews and profile on my old site [end of stricken text] give me a moment while I make my old site available again.

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